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Ursula Andress (Bond Girl)

By: Anders Frejdh
Ursula Andress Anders Frejdh
Honey Ryder in DR NO 1962 and Vesper Lynd in the James Bond spoof CASINO ROYALE 1967

The first time I had the genuine pleasure of meeting the lovely Ursula Andress was during a weekend at Radisson Edwardian Hotel near Heathrow Airport in October 2005 accompanied by her son Dimitri (his father is American actor Harry Hamlin). An unforgettable experience.

Besides her iconic role as Honey Ryder in the first Bond film, Dr. No (1962), she also portrayed Bond girl Vesper Lynd in the James Bond spoof, Casino Royale (1967), opposite David Niven as James Bond.

(Ursula's part in the 1967 film is the same character that Eva Green portrayed 39 years later in the official film Casino Royale fully based on Ian Fleming's first novel with the same title.)

Other cast & crew from Dr. No that FSWL has met:
>Bettine Le Beau (actress)
>Charles Edgehill (actor)
>Count Prince Miller (actor)
>Eunice Gayson (actress)
>George Leech (stuntman)
>Ken Adam (production designer)
>Lois Maxwell (actress)
>Marguerite LeWars (actress)
>Monty Norman (soundtrack)
>Norman Wanstall (dubbing editor)
>Rocky Taylor (stuntman)
>Sean Connery (James Bond)
>Stanley Morgan (actor)
>Yvonne Shima (actress)
>Zena Marshall (actress)

Photo above:
Yours truly with Ursula Andress in London. © From Sweden with Love.

Text written and published by Anders Frejdh in November 2005



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